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Baby Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
It’s never too early to grow a child’s love of learning. This is an early literacy-based program using music, rhymes, stories and more. For children up to 24 months with a caregiver.

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Internet Basics

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Internet Basics 

Let's go online, Internet Basics your introduction to the World Wide Web. First, of a three-part series learn to surf the net with confidence. Discover how the internet works with a will review of the browsers, connection options, and more. Requires advance registration.
 
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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Anime Club for Teens

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Library
Conference Room 3A, 3rd Floor
Watch anime with your friends and enjoy snacks or other activities. For grades 7-12.
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Family Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An opportunity for quality family time with books, songs and activities that parents and their children can enjoy together.
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Green Screen Lab

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Green Screen Room, 2nd Floor
Interested in learning Green Screen Room basics? This open lab will show you how to record, edit, and share or save your production and will provide basic trouble-shooting tips. Registration is not required and patrons will be helped on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Lab Sessions.
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Downloadable

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Downloadable

All things Downloadable through your Dayton Metro Library: Discover DML’s Downloadable Digital Media, find free books, music, videos and more. Instructors will demonstrate how to download sound files and EPUB files from the library website and transfer them to an mp3 player and eBook reader. Tablet users will discover the Library Apps that are available for accessing library materials. Attendees are welcomed to bring in their E-Readers, Tablets, Laptops or Digital devices to practice or get help with searching, downloading and more! Advance registration is required, 
 
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Email Basics

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Email Basics

Keeping in contact to online job hunting, using email has become the standard. With an introduction to electronic mail, learn how to create your own account as we review the basics. Requires advance registration.
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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Reading Buddies

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Library
Story Corner, 1st Floor

Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Trained volunteers spend time with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 

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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver. 
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Latin Dance Lesson

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd Floor
Learn basic moves to a variety of Latin dances including salsa, bachata, and merengue. No previous experience or partner is required - feel free to come solo or with friends! 

Instructor Emily Noel is a Dayton-based dancer who trains in bachata and salsa. She has been dancing with the Cincinnati based Atrevidos Dance Company for the past 5 years, performing  at over 20 dance festivals around the U.S.  Emily's goal is to expand the Latin dance scene in Dayton, giving beginners a safe and fun environment to take on a new hobby, get some good exercise, and also meet new people in the Dayton area!
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Talk Tables

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library

Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too. 

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Mother Goose on the Loose

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver.
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Open Lab

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Open Lab

Need more practice after your class or need additional computer help?  Lab sessions are available to practice what you’ve learned.  Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Registration is not required and is on a first come first served basis. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Lab Sessions.

Available software:

 
Internet Explorer 11
Google Chrome 
Microsoft Word 2013
Microsoft Publisher 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Microsoft Excel 2013
Winway Resume Deluxe
Adobe Digital Editions
Overdrive Media Console 
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Play and Learn

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Main Library
Story Corner, 1st Floor
Children ages 0-3 and caregivers can enjoy unstructured playtime with a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate toys that encourage literacy and learning. This program provides a great opportunity for socializing your child as well as making connections with other parents.
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Hook 'Em: Teen Writing Workshop with Author Kristina McBride

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Library
Community Room 2B. 2nd Floor
Ever wonder how an author grabs a reader and doesn’t let go until that final page? The trick is finding the perfect place to begin the story, having a stellar hook, and creating memorable characters with multi-layered conflicts. Author Kristina McBride helps participants think critically about different elements of the stories, novels, and movies they love, then pull inspiration from those to apply to their own writing.  For teens in grades 7-12.
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Lil' Robot Wonders

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
Learn the basics of coding with Dash and Dot. Independent reading required. For students in grades 1-4. 
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Word: Document Introduction

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Word: Document Introduction

Second of our three part series, concluding the outline provided by GCF LearnFree.org Microsoft Office Series, we go beyond the basics and explore standard features and functions that every Word user should know. Advance registration required

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About the Book with David Greer

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd Floor
Local author and trial lawyer, David Greer will visit the library to talk about his latest book, God is Merciful: The Colorful Career of John E. Egan. Greer will discuss the amazing career of Jack Egan, a notorious criminal defense lawyer who practiced in Dayton from 1900 until his death in 1936.  Egan represented impressive variety of well-known outlaws including John Dillinger and Alvin Karpis.  

Greer will have his book available for purchase and autographing after the program.

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Baby Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
It’s never too early to grow a child’s love of learning. This is an early literacy-based program using music, rhymes, stories and more. For children up to 24 months with a caregiver.

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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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macOS: Essentials

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
macOS: Essentials

First of our three-part series, macOS: discover how an Apple computer looks and operates compared to a PC; with a review of essential set up with a focus on learning how to navigate the macOS interface. Training session requires participants to bring their own device and advance registration.

This "bring your own device" series provides an overview of the Apple's operating system for MacBook and iMac computers. Half-instructional, half-open lab, each session focuses on specific topics related to what every Mac user should know with time for user-specific questions of general usage. Each session requires participants to bring their own device and advance registration.


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Random Fandom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Celebrate your favorite fandoms with a different activity at each session!  For grades 7-12.
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Robot Wonders

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
Learn coding with Dash and Dot robots. Independent reading required. For students in grades 5-8. 
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